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PBS
Nov 7, 2009 12:30am EST
that our economy will recover. >> today's numbers are further proof that the obama economic policies are a failure. gwen: cool optimism and hot pessimism on display as the unemployment rate makes a sudden jump. nervousness at the ballot box too as obama democrats in two big states go down to defeat. >> there is some little sadness. gwen: will the election results rattle the health care debate on capitol hill? >> we're right on the brink of passing historic legislation to provide quality, affordable, accessible health care for all americans. >> not one republican will vote for this bill. gwen: and will violence at home -- >> an individual jumped up on a desk and started shooting weapons. gwen: and abroad -- gwen: change the course in afghanistan? >> it is not just the u.s. that is being tested in afghanistan, nor is it just britain. it is the whole international community. gwen: covering the week, jackie calmes of the "new york times. james barnes of "national journal. ceci connolly of "the washington post. and martha raddatz of abc news. >> celebrating 40 years of journalistic excell
WETA
Nov 20, 2009 8:00pm EST
lot of the same camign techniques that got president arack obama elected, a grounds wr, an air war, a lot of us of surrogates to go out and bolst these members ocongress who are willing o sort of sticktheir own next out forhe president. >> kren, if jut getting this procedural vote is kind othe perils of pauline rght down to the ire, and we're learning out some senators we neer heard of before whoapparently have particular hings they're asking for,oes that mean that e rest of this processfor two months -- that ny time they want to get aything in orut of this bill it's going to be that uestion of canyou get vote 59 or 6? and that's why it was so important to s what exactly what in hrry reid's bi that he put i front of the senate. becausevery change is goin to take 60 vots. ing to have fihts over abortion,fights over the governme-run public option. there will be figs over how to pay for ths thing just cming one after another. >> whher undocumented workers can ustheir own money to pay for private surance under one of the plans. that's something which is big issue. >> exactly. d there's im
WETA
Nov 27, 2009 8:00pm EST
reain high, and presdent obama acowledged the probems today. >>he economy is growing oday for the first time in a year. >> ny are asking when ill things get better many more ar asking whe are the jobs? pete: so where re thejobs? the president said eight -- he'll have jobs summit next week. what is likel to come from that? >> well, the economyis growing again ad in any recession jobs alwaysag the recovery and this recovery loks to be meager compared t those in th past. we have 10.2 unemployment today. it's headed up to 11 andit could peak justaround the tie of t congressional electio in november. so it's no surprise the president and the dmocrats in coress are worried about his but there's not whole ot th can do that woud happen rit away. they have to o everything they can to shothey are dong something. >>nd then everyonein congress partilarly those who have to runfor congressis going to look or scape goetz. youave ben bernanke coming up tim geithner, who they alys love to beat up o capitol hill what are hey gong to to do to the fellows if >> well, they savedthe economy from fall nto the
WETA
Nov 13, 2009 8:00pm EST
trying to do. it's been 1 months in office and prident obama has spoken verlittle in public about afghanistan. en: except it felt likethis week in the ti he spent at fort hood and the ime he spent atarlington on veteans day, and that he hs been making a comment aout te human cost and trying to communicate that. and also suesting that whater plan he comes up wit, there wl be an exit stategy attached to it. >> it's ver interesing. by both deign and happenstance, he has spent a l of time in military settings in t last few weeks. he wt to dover in th middle. nit to look at t troop covense coming home - coffins comi home. stopped in alaskan the way to japan to talk to e troops there. d i think this helps inform any present, and i think he is struling with this. i think that'sa legitimate struggle andhe has used th phrase a lot ore no open ended coitment. gwen: es, he has. let's move on to taling about thatissent. the president moved toward h decion on afghanistan emotions were runninghigh in the military. the nation observed veterans day and continued to asorb the legal and social llou
PBS
Nov 20, 2009 8:30pm EST
they're going to take a lot of the same campaign techniques that got president barack obama elected, a grounds war, an air war, a lot of use of surrogates to go out and bolster these members of congress who are willing to sort of stick their own next out for the president. >> karen, if just getting this procedural vote is kind of the perils of pauline right down to the wire, and we're learning about some senators we never heard of before who apparently have particular things they're asking for, does that mean that the rest of this process for two months -- that any time they want to get anything in or out of this bill it's going to be that question of can you get vote 59 or 60? >> and that's why it was so important to see what exactly what in harry reid's bill that he put in front of the senate. because every change is going to take 60 votes. going to have fights over abortion, fights over the government-run public option. there will be fights over how to pay for this thing just coming one after another. >> whether undocumented workers can use their own money to pay for private insu
PBS
Nov 14, 2009 12:30am EST
new york. as the obama administration moves toward closing guantanamo. even after the president narrows and expands his choices on afghanistan. >> i think that we are indeed nearing a decision on this very important topic. gwen: a decision shadowed by the sacrifice of the war's veterans. and of the victims at fort hood. >> fort hood has gotten its breath back. and we continue to move forward. gwen: meanwhile, congress leaves town with another explosive issue on its health care plate. abortion. >> i expect the bill that will be brought it the floor will ensure that no federal funding for abortion. gwen: what are democrats willing to give up to get a health care bill passed? covering the week, pete williams of nbc news. peter baker of "the new york times." tom gjelten of national public radio. and naftali bendavid of "the wall street journal." >> celebrating 40 years of journalistic excellence, live from our nation's capital this is "washington week with gwen ifill." produced in association with national journal. corporate funding for "washington week" is provided by -- >> we know
WETA
Nov 21, 2009 6:30pm EST
lot of the same campagn techniques that got president back obama elected, a grounds wa, an air war, a lot of usef surrogates to go out and bolter these members of congress who are willingto sort of stick eir n next out for t president. >> kaen, if jus gettingthis procedural vote is kind of e perils f pauline right down to the wre, and we're leaning abt some senators we nevr heard of before who pparently have particular tings they're asking for, ds that mean that threst of this process or two months -- that ay time they want to get anhing in or o of this bill it's goin to be that qestion of can you get vote 59 or 60 >>nd that's whyit was so important to seehat exactly what in harry reid's bill that he put infront of the senate. because ery change is goingto take 60 vote going to have ghts over abortn, fights overthe govement-run public option there will be ights over how to pay for tis thing just oming one after another. >>hether undocumented orkers cause their own mony to pay for prive insurance under one of the plans. that's something whicis a big issu >> exactly. and there's impo
WETA
Nov 14, 2009 6:30pm EST
elecion don't real think these issues through as deeply asthey do when they're pesident. president obama a candidate talked about afgnistan as the good war in effect. as a udgel against the republicans abou iraq. they messedup by going into iraq and suld have focused on ghanistan, i'll do that. re we are and he's in carge, anit's not so easy. i thinkthat everybody ivolved recgnizes that none ofthe tions offers a surety of suess and they're trying t figure out how tomaximize the best gain. >> peter,we heard ths week that kar ikenberry, genal ikeerry, has weighed in wth some concern how did thshappen? karl ikeberry and tanley mcrystal have been considered friends and knoweach other a long time. how is it at this late stagein the game is karl ikenberr weighi in with what appears to be adid i september? is late inthe -- to be disst? it's late in the gam. general ikenberry who dd two tours in afghanistan ha gron sour on karzai as have a number -- gwen: inuding the vice president. >> incding the vice president and the presint. in fact, their relaonship has grown so sour some eople say that's w
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